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Youth Programs

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Instill a love for active lifestyles early on!

We are proud to offer a variety of programming, events and opportunities for our youngest WVU community members. Check out all of our youth programing options below.

Summer Camps

These week-long day-camps promote active lifestyles and incorporate activities all across Student Recreation Center facilities. Choose from a variety of weeks and camp themes during Summer of 2019. 

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Mountaineer KidZone

Mountaineer KidZone (MKZ) is a flex-care center for children located in the Student Recreation Center. Staff provide safe and developmentally appropriate activities for children aged six weeks through eight years of age.

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Annual Kids Safety and Fitness Expo

This is a free, family-centered event hosted by the Mountaineer KidZone that features bike safety lessons and an obstacle course, opportunities to play new sports and games, the annual tug-of-war competition, hands-on demonstrations and activities, plus health information for parents. Join us each Spring for the exciting event that brings the WVU community together. 

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Kids Climbing Club

Each semester, kids are invited to participate in kids climbing sessions on Sunday afternoons. Visit the link below for more information on upcoming club dates.

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Swim Lessons

The aquatics department offers a variety of both private lessons and group parent-child water-readiness classes each semester for several age groups.

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Birthday Parties and Group Events

The Student Rec Center is the ultimate place to host a fun, safe and memorable party or event! Take advantage of our climbing wall, aquatics area, full-court gyms and a variety of fun party games for your next event. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday party or hosting a team building retreat we can help you customize a package tailored to your needs and interests.

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